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Sep 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
quote left the complex ahead of the protests. meanwhile, diane, the american consulate in benghazi, libya was also attacked tonight. that incident believed to have
Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
at u.s. embassies after that surprise assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. the ambassador and three other americans killed. who did it? is al queda striking again? >>> unveiled -- will the new iphone create american jobs? and what was the big idea inside the brand-new phone? >>> and, fast cash -- think robin hood meets al capone. a bank robbery suspect in a high speed chase tosses money out of the window as stunned bystanders scramble in the paths of police. >>> good evening. as we are coming on the air we are learning a lot more about that surprise assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. americans were under attack for five hours and today, four of them are dead, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, the dedicated chris stevens, and here at home flags flying half staff in their honor as tonight american embassies around the world have been put on alert warned against demonstrations and violent attacks and particular focus on these seven you see on the map, seven u.s. embassies. u.s. marines had been rushed to libya, and an urgent investigation has begun. who did this and did al q
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tonight, coming home. the solemn return for the four americans killed in libya. the caskets brought off the plane. the president, the secretary of state, their families waiting. while overseas, those fiery protests continue to spread. now, in 30 countries. our team on it all. >>> the royal fight. new tonight. buckingham palace suing over those photos of kate. an outraged prince william defending his wife, as the palace remembers what happened to his mother. >> hi, david! >>> and made in america is back, and the simple question tonight -- is the next million dollar invention sitting right in your home? tonight, you're going to say, why didn't i think of that? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight. and we do begin here with breaking news. we're learning just a moment ago of an attack on a base in afghanistan. two u.s. marines have been killed. we don't know if it's related to the same anti-american protests raging in the region, but it does come on a day when america witnessed a somber homecoming. ♪ sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods and u.s
Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and three other americans in libya. could they have been protected from the deadly attack? >>> runway rumble. a fight between two flight attendants broadcast on the passenger intercom. it delays an american airlines jet for hours. >>> sky high. the woman with a fear of heights trapped like this for four hours, 300 feet up. how did her husband come to the rescue? >>> and robin's journey. a big day for our robin roberts. as she gets her bone marrow transplant and sends a message from a room filled with prayer. >>> good evening. we begin with the president, fending off heated questions tonight about the death of the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans who served in libya. both the president and the secretary of state, hillary clinton, were pressed to answer whether this could have been prevented. and abc's jon karl starts us off tonight. >> reporter: it was the very first question for president obama at a univision forum in miami today. why wasn't there more security at the u.s. consulate in libya? he didn't directly answer. >> when the initial events happened in cairo and a
Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in libya. we learned more today about those five hours under siege in the dark of night, ending in the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. there have been arrests in libya tonight. and we have two reports. we'll start with abc's jeffrey kofman on the ground. jeffrey? >> reporter: good evening, diane. at least one of the militants believed to be involved in that attack that killed the u.s. ambassador and three others has been arrested. that according to libya's new prime minister, who is determined to show he's cooperating with the united states. he says more arrests will follow. meanwhile, two u.s. destroyers have been positioned off the coast of libya and an elite team of 50 u.s. marines has arrived here in tripoli to guard the u.s. embassy and to assess security. nonessential personnel have been evacuated to germany. the mood here on the streets, calm but tense. people here coming up to us, and saying, please tell the people in america we are so sorry. now, let's turn to my colleague, martha raddatz, with more on what we are learning about securit
Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. thank you, david. >>> now, to an explosive headline about the 9/11 attack in libya that killed four americans, including america's ambassador, chris stevens. the white house originally described it as a mob riot, but today, high-ranking officials called it something more sinist sinister, the work of terrorists, preplanned, sophisticated, highly engineered and deadly. abc's jake tapper has the details. good evening, jake. >> reporter: good evening, george, that's right. and this 180 comes on the heels of criticism, much of it from republicans, that the white house downplayed this terrorist attack, less than two months before the election. secretary of defense leon panetta today acknowledged that the attack that killed four americans in benghazi, libya, on the anniversary of 9/11 was not only carried out by terrorists, it was premeditated. >> as we determined the details of what took place there and how that attack took place, that it became clear that there were terrorists who had planned that attack. >> reporter: the white house first suggested that the benghazi attack was spontaneo
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tribute to the u.s. ambassador killed in libya and called on the room to make a united stand against extremism machine here's jake tapper. >> reporter: the president made the focus of his united nations speech about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to a u.s. ambassador to libya, attacked and killed in the dead of night in benghazi two weeks ago today. he extommed the humanity and hope stevens stood for. today, we must affirm that our future will be determined by people like chris stevens, and not by his killers. >> reporter: but, in many ways, the president's speech seemed targeted at his domestic audience -- accused by republicans of glibly down playing the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies the mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. >> reporter: and while only days ago, the white house was asking youtube to review whether that anti-muslim film violated the terms of us
Sep 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, the american consulate in benghazi, libya, was also attacked tonight. that incident believed to also have been sparked by that same controversial film. as for cairo, the protests have now quieted. the american embassy there tells us that all staff are safe and accounted for. diane? >> all right. thank you. alex marquardt reporting from the middle east tonight. >>> and now back here at home, a surprising twist in the presidential race. governor romney facing criticism tonight, not from the president or the democrats, but from some prominent members of his own party, and our new abc news/"washington post" poll shows why. take a look. the president has opened a six-point lead over governor romney since the conventions. before the conventions romney had a slight lead. the election now 56 days away, "your voice, your vote," and abc's david muir reports in from las vegas tonight. >> reporter: mitt romney in nevada on the anniversary of 9/11 in front of the national guard. >> we must keep our promises and regain the trust of all those who have worn the uniform and served our country. >> reporter: his
Sep 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. but elsewhere, the protests have eased. egypt, where it all began, has been quiet. in libya, nothing since the attack that killed four americans, including the ambassador. as for the ambassador, the u.s. government believes that he died of smoke inhalation from the fires set in the compound. libyans say he was found alive. the u.s. is still investigating the attack, believing that extremists turned an anti-film protest into an assault. back here in lebanon tonight, no sign the anger is going away. hezbollah issued a call for four more protests around the country this week and the u.s. is bracing for more elsewhere as well. diane. >>> alex, thanks so much as secretary clinton said, so many people are wondering and you have within writing us, asking the question, how can mid east mobs go on a rampage and claim they are do it because of a bizarre amateur film. we asked abc's lama hasan and her to track down the man who lit this fuse on egyptian television and ask what he is saying about what he did tonight. >> reporter: this was the moment on his program, days before the free tests erupted he
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